Lord Turnberg

Labour Peer

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  • Palestine: United States’ Peace to Prosperity Economic Plan - Question for Short Debate 18 Jul 2019

    My Lords, the one thing that has come out so far from President Trump’s “deal of the century” is the offer of large amounts of money to the Palestinians; not all of it American money, of course; but then he is first and foremost a businessman. It is to build a prosperous and vibrant Palestinian society. Trump is not someone who has much grasp of the history of the Middle East....
  • Interfaith Dialogue - Question 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I admit to knowing a bit about anti-Semitism and not a little about Islamophobia. Both those pernicious doctrines are on the march across Europe and now, unfortunately, in our tolerant Britain. Will the Minister encourage our religious leaders—the rabbis, imams and bishops—to produce several joint statements in which they show their abhorrence for these doctrines to their followers?
  • Vaccine Hesitancy - Question 1 Apr 2019

    My Lords, vaccination programmes are the most effective public health measures we can imagine. I have two questions. First, what are the Government doing to ensure that pharmaceutical companies are encouraged to develop new vaccines for diseases? Secondly, I understand that some schools have made it imperative for parents to ensure that their children are vaccinated before they can attend the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: President, British Society of Gastroenterlogy (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (26 Jun 2001 to 1 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)


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